A THAI restaurant, corner shop and Post Office are among the businesses in and round the Redcar and Cleveland area that have been told to improve on their food safety and hygiene practices.

Out of more than 1,000 businesses inspected by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council food safety inspectors, sixteen have been indentified as requiring some form of improvement.

Across the UK, food outlets including convenience stores, restaurants,  pubs, takeaways, hospitals and care homes are ranked by hygiene and safety, structural compliance and confidence in management.

Food hygiene ratings

0 - Urgent Improvement Necessary
1 - Major Improvement Necessary
2 - Some Improvement Necessary
3 - Hygiene Standards Generally Satisfactory
4 - Hygiene Standards Good
5 - Hygiene Standards Very Good

We've rounded up the Redcar & Cleveland food outlets that the Food Standards Agency have asked clean up their act.

Source: Food Standards Agency - all ratings correct and valid at time of publication on Sunday, March 23

Businesses with a 0 rating - Urgent Improvement Necessary 

H&S Services, Rawlinson Street Skinningrove - inspected November 2019

Businesses with a 1 rating - Major Improvement Necessary 

Charlies Bargain Centre, South Liverton Mines - inspected December 2019

Mr Chip, Ennis Square, Dormanstown - inspected July 2019

Pizza & Kebab Kitchen, King Street, Redcar - inspected July 2019

Sopranos, Marske By The Sea - inspected September 2019

St Mary's Social Club, Grangetown - recently inspected – new rating to be published soon

Thai Ocean, Saltburn By The Sea - inspected August 2019

The Harmony Hub, Redcar - inspected December 2018

Value Grocer, Laburnum Road, Brotton - inspected May 2019

Businesses with a 2 rating - Some Improvement Necessary 

Grangetown Boys Football Club, Grangetown - inspected April 2019

McColl's, Westgate, Guisborough - inspected July 2018

Parkway Stores, Foster Street, Brotton - inspected May 2019

Premier Post Office, Ennis Square, Dormanstown - inspected June 2018

Riverside Pizza, Normanby Road, South Bank - inspected January 2019

T.A. Cradock, High Street, Eston - inspected March 2019

The Frigate, Marske-By-The-Sea - inspected December 2018